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Well kids of today will never know.....

Started by: themzbiker
On: 21/01/2019 | 08:17
Replies: 71
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by: majorincident
on: 22/01/2019 | 08:24

@themzbiker, I have a machine that is capabe of recording on video and unused blank tapes. Smiley Very Happy

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Message 61 of 72
by: purple85
on: 22/01/2019 | 08:25
Woww the good old days loll
LIFE....live it...love it...learn from it.
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by: alienlady
on: 22/01/2019 | 10:32

When you still went to work /school regardless of the amount of snow.

 

Push button A and B phones.

 

When all the kids in the street played together, rounders , french skipping and like and all ages played.

 

Playing for hours with the elastic game Smiley LOL

Message 63 of 72
by: vickyjakesmum
on: 22/01/2019 | 12:51

Oh yes, the ice inside your bedroom windows in winter, was flipping freezing cold, used to lie in bed breathing like a dragon! We had blankets then too, weighed a ton and weren't that warm. If you were lucky you'd get a boiling hot water bottle, but without a fluffy cover, could hardly bare it in the bed. 😂😂 

But everyone was in the same boat, never thought anything of it.

We had a coal fire in the living room, a parafin heater in the kitchen and a plug in fire for the bathroom. The bedrooms had no heat. 

Don't fancy doing that now. 

We're not mad on heat, but 18 does it for us these days. 😊 

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by: morriganshadow
on: 22/01/2019 | 21:48
Computers loading up games from cassettes.

You listened while it played through a fax type sound only to find it didn't work and you'd have to rewind and try again on a slightly different volume 😂
Message 65 of 72
by: alienlady
on: 23/01/2019 | 15:21

What about when your cassette got caught inside the player ? Having to rewind it with a pencil Smiley LOL

Message 66 of 72
by: robasto
on: 23/01/2019 | 15:57

Good news for all those nostalgic types, we are heading back in time on Mar 29th this year!

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Message 67 of 72
by: gvmhb
on: 23/01/2019 | 16:00
I used to work for a guy who rented out VHS players for the evening.
They were so expensive that not many people could afford them at first.
He'd deliver a player and a couple of tapes to your house for a fee, and pick it up the next morning Smiley Very Happy
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Message 68 of 72
by: joolzian
on: 23/01/2019 | 18:23

For 20 years prior to March we were still using an outside toilet and the coal shed joined to it.Very handy too when you're in the garden. Smiley Happy

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by: bodsmimi
on: 23/01/2019 | 18:35

@themzbiker

Izal toilet paper on a roll? That was luxury indeed - we had the same rotten stuff in a box, it came out a single sheet at a time Smiley Sad

Life? I'm lovin' every free giffgaff to giffgaff minute of it Smiley Happy
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